Inscription: [on book rest, in relief] IN PRINCIPIO - ERAT V - VERBUM ET- VERBUM; [under shelf, in pierced work] ET VERBUM CARO FACTUM EST
Marking: [arms]:(in relief on top of the book rest and on 4 shields, 2 on front, 2 on back of base) Castile and Leon
Samuel Yellin, Philadelphia (until 1940) ; Samuel Yellin, Philadelphia (1940–sold 1955)
Kline, Naomi Reed, ed. Castles: An Enduring Fantasy. Gloucester, Mass.: Hammond Castle Museum, 1982. no. 28, pp. 16, 26.